Mamet

Mamet may refer to:

  • David Mamet
  • Milton Mamet
  • Edham Mamet
  • Zosia Mamet
  • Lynn Mamet
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Other articles related to "mamet":

Lynn Mamet - Background
... She is the sister of David Mamet and sister-in-law of actress Rebecca Pidgeon (David Mamet's wife) ... She is also former sister-in-law of actress Lindsay Crouse (David Mamet's former wife) ...
Colin Stinton
... of the Chicago theatre scene where he worked frequently with playwright-director David Mamet ... New York, 1978–1985, he created the title role in Mamet's Edmond, and received a Theatre World Award for his role in Mamet's The Water Engine ...
True And False: Heresy And Common Sense For The Actor
... True and False Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor by David Mamet is an instructional book on acting, and the life and habits of the successful ... In it, Mamet outlines his thoughts on acting, and gives advice for those practicing the craft and for aspiring practitioners ... In the book, Mamet derides the practice of teaching drama students the system of Constantin Stanislavski or method acting of Lee Strasberg ...
Edmond (film) - Critical Reception
... movie, one of the very worst US pictures to be released in years." Bradshaw said screenwriter Mamet "lets rip with deafening flatulent macho nonsense" and said "He reaches a ... that everyone is racist, voiced in abrasive, staccato Mamet-speak, leaves you feeling battered and vaguely guilty." Holden wrote, "As in much of Mr ... Mamet's work, there is a quality of adolescent nose-thumbing, as though it all might be a cruel practical joke designed solely to make us squirm." Holden said ...
The Wicked Son
... self-hatred, and the Jews is a collection of essays by playwright David Mamet, published by Nextbook/Schocken in 2006 ... ISBN 9780805242072) Mamet addresses the book "To the Jews…whose favorite Jew is Anne Frank…who bow the head reverently at a baptism and have never ...

Famous quotes containing the word mamet:

    screenwriter
    Policemen so cherish their status as keepers of the peace and protectors of the public that they have occasionally been known to beat to death those citizens or groups who question that status.
    —David Mamet (b. 1947)

    We respond to a drama to that extent to which it corresponds to our dreamlife.
    —David Mamet (b. 1947)

    The proclamation and repetition of first principles is a constant feature of life in our democracy. Active adherence to these principles, however, has always been considered un-American. We recipients of the boon of liberty have always been ready, when faced with discomfort, to discard any and all first principles of liberty, and, further, to indict those who do not freely join with us in happily arrogating those principles.
    —David Mamet (b. 1947)